Simple Definition of toughen
: to make (something) stricter or to become stricter
: to make (someone) physically or emotionally stronger or to become physically or emotionally stronger
Examples of toughen in a sentence
The government is toughening antidrug laws.
<weight lifting will help toughen those flabby muscles of yours>
First Known Use of toughen
TOUGHEN Defined for Kids
Definition of toughen for Students
: to make or become tough <Going barefoot toughened my feet.>
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